EURO COMMEMORATIVE COIN – CYPRUS – 2017
ITEM REF # Jks/EUR-16/02-005
Feature: Paphos 2017 – European Capital of Culture
Description: The design shows the ‘Paphos Ancient Odeon’, a small am phi theater dating back to the 2nd century AD.
Nowadays it is used in the summer for musical theatrical performances and it will be the venue of a number of events to be held within the program of ‘Paphos 2017 – European Capital of Culture’.
The issuing country’s name ‘ΚΥΠΡΟΣ KIBRIS’ and the phrase ‘Πάφος 2017 – Πολιτιστική πρωτεύουσα Ευρώπης’ (i.e. Paphos 2017 – European capital of Culture) are inscribed on the inner part of the national side of the coin.
The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.
Issuing date: September 2017
MATERIAL : Outer part: Cu-Ni; Inner part: three layers: Ni-Brass, Ni , Ni-Brass
Diameter (mm): 25.75 Thickness (mm): 2.20 Weight (g): 8.50 Shape: Round
Color: Outer part: silver; inner part: gold Edge: Edge lettering, fine milled